Huma Qureshi Bio, Age, Net Worth, Family, Movies & TV

Huma Qureshi is a highly-talented and popular new actress from the Bollywood Hindi film industry. Before becoming popular as a Bollywood actress, Huma Qureshi initially began her career as a model and a theater artist. It was during the filming of a commercial ad that popular Bollywood director, Anurag Kashyap, noticed her skills and later offered her a 3-movie deal under his production.

Qureshi formed her film introduction with a supporting character in the two-part crime drama Gangs of Wasseypur (2012). Her work in the film brought in her several nominations, including the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut and the Best Supporting Actress. That year, she participated the lead female role in the romance Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana and followed it with a role in Ek Thi Daayan. She characterized protagonists in the anthological Shorts (2013), the black comedy Dedh Ishqiya (2014), the retribution drama Badlapur (2015), the Marathi road drama Highway (2015) and featured briefly in the collaborative film X: Past Is Present (2015).

Huma Qureshi



Huma Qureshi Bio/Wiki

Full NameHuma Saleem Qureshi
Nick NameHuma Qureshi
Age(as in 2019) 34 Years
Sun Sign/Zodiac SignLeo
Birth PlaceNew Delhi
Date of Birth28 July 1986 (Monday)
ResidenceNot Known
Home TownNew Delhi
HobbiesPlaying Basketball, Reading Autobiographies, and Travelling


Mother's Name Ameena Qureshi
Father's Name Saleem Qureshi (Restaurateur)


BrotherNaeem Qureshi (Elder, Businessman)
Haseen Qureshi (Elder, Businessman)
Saqib Saleem (Younger, Actor)


SisterNot Known


Affairs/Girlfriends• Manoj Tanwar (2007)
• Ibrahim Ansari, Businessman from Nehru Place (2008)
• Arjan Bajwa, Actor (Rumoured, 2012)
• Shahid Kapoor, Actor (Rumoured, 2013)
• Anurag Kashyap, Director (Rumoured, 2014)
• Sohail Khan, Actor (Rumoured, 2016)
• Abhishek Chaubey, Director (Rumoured)
• Mudassar Aziz, Director (2019- Present)

Marital Status, Wife and Children

Wife/Spouse Unmarried


SchoolNot Known
College/UniversityGargi College, New Delhi
Educational QualificationGraduation in History Honours
Brands EndorsedNot Known
Career ManagerNot Known

Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements

Height (Approx.)in centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in feet & inches- 5′ 4¾”
Weight (Approx.)62 kg (137 lbs)

Style Quotient

Car Collection Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV
Land Rover

Extra Ordinary Features

Race / EthnicityNot Known
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBlack
S*xual OrientationNot Known
Dress SizeNot Known
Shoe SizeNot Known

Favourite Things

Favourite Food Shaami Kebabs, Biryani, Sushi, Galauti, and Malai Tikkas
Favourite ActorsRanbir Kapoor, Shah Rukh Khan, and Salman Khan
Favourite FilmKaagaz Ke Phool (1959), Om Shanti Om (2007), Titanic (1997), and Blue Valentine (2010)
Favourite PerfumeDaisy by Marc Jacobs
Controversies• In 2014, she was in news for her link-up rumors with Anurag Kashyap. At that time, Anurag was married to Kalki Koechlin, and the couple was going through a rough phase in their married life. Reportedly, Huma was blamed for breaking their marriage.

• In 2016, she was in a rumored love affair with the actor Sohail Khan. As per the sources, Salman Khan was upset with Huma for creating differences in his brother's married life.
DebutUpanishad Ganga (2012) as Pundalik’s wife Nati Hussaini
Film, Hindi: Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 1 (2012)
The film, Malayalam: White (2016)
The film, Hollywood: Viceroy’s House (2017)
The film, Tamil: Kaala (2018)
Web-Series: Leila (2019)

Huma Qureshi is an Indian actress and model, who is known for her role as Mohsina in the crime drama franchise, Gangs of Wasseypuer – Part 1 and Part 2. She collectively received several awards for her role in the film including BIG Star Entertainment Awards and two Filmfare Awards nomination. Mostly known for her works in Bollywood films, Qureshi has got her hands in the South Indian language movie, who has starred opposite Rajinikanth in Kaala.

Qureshi was born on 28 July 1986 in Delhi, India into a Muslim family. Her parents, Saleem Qureshi (Father) is a restaurateur and Ameena Qureshi (Mother) is a housewife. She has three brothers Saqib Saleem (Actor), Naeem Qureshi, and Haseen Qureshi.

Huma finished her schooling in Delhi and done her bachelor’s in History Honours from the Gargi College—University of Delhi. Begin her career in Modeling and Theatre actor and joined with Hindustan Unilever for television commercials. After impressed Anurag Kashyap with her Samsung commercial, Qureshi managed to get an opportunity to debut in Bollywood

Huma Qureshi’s height is around 5 ft 7 inches (170 cm) while Huma Qureshi’s weight is around 62 kg (137 lbs). In her spare time, Huma Qureshi loves to read autobiographies or biographies of famous personalities and loves to swim, as part of her hobbies.







Huma Qureshi Net Worth

According to WoodGram, Huma Qureshi’s estimated Net Worth, Salary, Income, Cars, Lifestyles & many more details have been updated below. Let’s check, How Rich is Huma Qureshi in 2020?

Estimated Net Worth in 2019$1 Million - $5 Million (Approx.)
Previous Year's Net Worth (2018)$100,000 - $1 Million
Annual SalaryUnder Review.
Income SourcePrimary Income source Movie Actress (profession).

Noted, Currently, We don’t have enough information about Cars, Monthly/Yearly Salary, etc. We will update you soon.

Huma Qureshi is surely a new face in the Bollywood industry and with her short acting career in Bollywood, she has settled herself fully well. She receives approximately a salary of 2-3 crore per film; through which she has been able to accumulate an estimated net worth of $3 million.

With her involvement in the Indian movie business, she has been living a luxurious life and she owns an SUV Land Rover Freelander.


  • Huma Qureshi made her debut in a Tamil film, Billa II opposite Ajith Kumar. The director of the film, Chakri Toleti auditioned more than 700 girls for the movie and selected Huma Qureshi to play the lead role. However, as the film got late, she opted out and eventually made her debut in Anurag Kayshap’s Gangs of Wasseypur.
  • Her next movie, Ek Thi Daayan released in 2013 and she played the character of a witch. The movie also featuring Emraan Hashmi, Konkona Sen Sharma, and Kalki Koechlin.
  • In 2013, the actress showed in the underworld drama, D-Day, directed by Nikhil Advani. The movie which had a famous cast including Irrfan Khan, Arjun Rampal, Shruti Haasan, and Rishi Kapoor was a commercial loss but Huma’s work was much liked by the critics.
  • The following year, the actress showed in the Dedh Ishqiya, a sequel to the 2010 movie Ishqiya. The movie directed by Abhishek Chaubey also showed Madhuri Dixit, Naseeruddin Shah, and Arshad Warsi. The film grossed over INR 27 crore worldwide and Huma’s role as the companion of a con woman, played by Madhuri Dixit won her praises from critics.
  • In 2015, Huma showed in Sriram Raghavan’s crime thriller movie Badlapur. The movie, which also worked, Varun Dhawan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, and Divya Dutta saw the actress portraying the role of a prostitute and the love interest of a con man roled by Siddiqui.
  • In the same year, the actress Marathi film debut with Highway directed by Umesh Kulkarni. The movie was an average hit and it got mixed reviews.
  • In 2016, the actress made her Malayalam debut with Uday Ananthan’s White alongside Mammootty. Upon release, the film fared pretty well at the box office.
  • In her first release of 2017, the actress worked with director Subhash Kapoor in the Indian black comedy film Jolly LL.B 2, the second installment in the Jolly LLB series. The film starring Akshay Kumar, Annu Kapoor, and Saurabh Shukla.

Huma Qureshi Movies

2012Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 1, Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 2
Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana
Upanishad Ganga
2013 Ek Thi Daayan
2014 Dedh Ishqiya
2015 Badlapur
X: Past Is Present
2016 White
Tumhe Dillagi
2017 Ek Dopahar
Jolly LLB 2
Viceroy's House
Dobaara: See Your Evil
2018 Kaala
2019 Leila
2020 Army of the Dead

Some Known Facts About Huma Qureshi

  • Does Huma Qureshi drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Her father owns a chain of restaurants in Delhi with the name ‘Saleem’s.’
  • During her school days, she used to be like a geek. In an interview, she stated that I love books. In reality, I was a geek in college and school. I became an actress by chance. Now I have become fashionable, but in starting, I used to wear my dad’s shirts at my home in Delhi. She said, I still have more books than clothes.”
  • Initially, Huma’s parents were not happy about her career choice as an actor. Huma said that her Dad felt that too much of studying had distress my mind. Her parents suggested she go abroad and study for an MBA. But when I told dad that all my life I’d regret not being able to fulfill my dreams because of him, he became emotional. The very next day, he brought me to Mumbai. He said, ‘If nothing happens in a year, come back to a normal life.”
  • In 2008, she shifted to Mumbai from Delhi to audition for a film ‘Junction,’ but the film never released. Later, she signed a two-year contract with Hindustan Unilever to work in TV commercials.
  • Huma’s debut TV commercial was with the actor Abhishek Bachchan for a cell phone, which she has shown in the character of a reporter.
  • Later, Huma Qureshi showed in many TV commercials with Aamir Khan and Shah Rukh Khan, but she came into the spotlight with a mobile phone ad with Aamir Khan. This ad was directed by Anurag Kashyap, and while shooting for the ad, he told Huma that he would give work to her in his next film. Anurag kept his commitment and gave her a role in Gangs of WasseypurPart 1.’
  • Huma was expected to debut with the Tamil film ‘Billa II: The Beginning’ in 2012, but the film got suspended.
  • Later, Huma showed in many Bollywood films like Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 2 (2012), Ek Thi Daayan (2013), Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana (2012), D-Day (2014), and Jolly LLB 2 (2017).
  • She did a photoshoot for the Be unstoppablemovement for body shaming in 2014.
  • She was worked in music videos like ‘Mitti Di Khusboo’ (2014) and ‘Tumhe Dillagi’ (2016).
  • She showed in the TV shows like ‘Comedy Nights with Kapil’ (2013),  ‘Back Benchers’ (2019), ‘Baba Ki Chowki’ (2016), and ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’ (2016).
  • She worked as a judge in the TV reality show ‘India’s Best Dramebaaz’ in 2018.
  • Huma Qureshi trekked the red carpet at the ‘Cannes Film Festival’ in 2018 and 2019.
  • She worked in the American Netflix series ‘Army of the Dead’ in 2020.
  • She has joined the ramp in many well-known fashion shows.
  • She has shown on the cover of many famous magazines.
  • She has earned many awards for her acting skills in various films.
  • Ayushmann Khurrana respectfully calls her Chumma Qureshi.
  • Huma is a good friend of Farah Khan.
  • According to some reports, she was called to change her name by a filmmaker because her name is identical to a Pakistani actress.
  • A restaurant Vatika in Varanasi (UP) has a dish in their menu named ‘Huma Qureshi.’


Who Is Husband Of Huma Qureshi?
Huma Qureshi To Get Married To Boyfriend Mudassar Aziz? Bollywood Actress Huma Qureshi, Recently Wrapped Up Zack Synder’s Upcoming Film In Los Angeles. While The Actress Is Truly Enjoying Her Work-Life, It’s Her Love Life That Has Been Making Headlines From Quite Some Time Now.
Where Is Huma Qureshi?
Qureshi Was Born On 28 July 1986 Into A Muslim Family In New Delhi, India. Her father, Saleem Qureshi, Is A Restaurateur Who Runs A Chain Of Restaurants (Saleem’s); Her Mother, Ameena Qureshi (A Kashmiri), Is A Housewife. She Has Three Brothers, Including Actor Saqib Saleem.
Who Is Huma Qureshi Father?
Saleem Qureshi
How Old Is Huma Qureshi?
33 Years (July 28, 1986), Huma Qureshi Age

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